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Re: YAEPT after all: English diphthongs

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 26, 2008, 15:22
Apologies to everyone for the YAEPT.  I really somehow thought I could
skirt the topic without getting into one.  Ha ha ha ha ha.  Ha ha.

But I thought the PRICE vowel was historically a monophthong,
specifically [i:].  If not, why did it get spelled that way?


Peter Collier <petecollier@...>
Ina van der Vegt <gijsstrider@...>